In Memoriam

  • Mike Stilman, Tech Professor and Robotics Pioneer

    Mike Stilman, Tech Professor and Robotics Pioneer

    Assistant Professor Mike Stilman, an emerging leader in humanoid robotics research, died following an apparent accident at his home on May 6. Stilman founded the Humanoid Robotics Lab, also known as Golems.org, where he led a team of graduate students and researchers on projects designed to develop algorithms, or “robot brains,” capable of the same more

  • Robert K. Sigman, Rocket Scientist

    Robert K. Sigman, Rocket Scientist

    Robert K. Sigman, AE 64, MS AE 68, PhD AE 69, of Atlanta on Feb. 26. A rocket scientist and senior research engineer emeritus at Georgia Tech, Sigman was well-respected among his peers for his voluminous research on combustion and propulsion. Sigman was a member of Georgia Tech’s aerospace engineering general faculty from the time more

  • Zelvin Levine, Nuclear Engineer

    Zelvin Levine, Nuclear Engineer

    Zelvin Levine, ChE 51, PhD ChE 56, of South Boston, Va., on Jan. 15. Levine spent nearly 30 years in the service of the U.S. Maritime Administration in Washington, D.C., and pioneered many advances in the fields of atomic and nuclear energy. Levine earned his doctoral degree in chemical engineering from Georgia Tech in 1956. more

  • Mary Todd Shaw, WWII Draftswoman and Artist

    Mary Todd Shaw, WWII Draftswoman and Artist

    Mary Todd Shaw, Cls 42, of Charlotte, N.C., on Dec. 20. Shaw was one of the first women to attend Georgia Tech as part of the Manpower Act under the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service. According to her obituary, she went on to become a draftswoman for the U.S. War Department during World War II. Working more

  • In Memoriam, Vol. 90, No. 2

    In Memoriam, Vol. 90, No. 2

    1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010s 1930s Ernest Howard Atkinson Sr., ME 35, of Atlanta, on Feb. 18. Fulton Metal Bed Company. Field engineer, Lord Manufacturing Company. Son: Ernest H. Atkinson Jr., ME 68, MS NE 70. James H. Morgan, Arch 34, of Swainsboro, Ga., on March 8. Army (Capt.). World War II. Georgia Power Company. Owner more